The NRC-IRAP Program

Increase your innovation potential

Administered by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) offers financial & salary support for technology innovation and the hiring of new graduates. This program aims to help Canadian small or medium-sized businesses increase their innovation capacity and take ideas to market. The NRC-IRAP program provides reimbursements for eligible expenses on a monthly basis for typically up to 12 months.

Les critères d’éligibilité

  • Société basée au Canada
  • Avoir moins de 500 employés
  • Développer un service ou un produit novateur
  • Jusqu’à 80% des salaires éligibles
  • Jusqu’à 50% des sous-traitants éligibles

Our process – Focusing on simplifying, maximizing and securing the process to obtaining grants

      Contract Signature

      • Assign a consultant for your project.

      Kick off

      • Meet with the consultant and gathering information on site or virtually. Prepare a delivery schedule and strategy.

      Application preparation

      • Application write-up. Financial data compilation. Aligning response with application specifications. Application submission to client or directly on the Government authorities’ portal

      Reporting (optional)

      • Prepare reports as per grant requirements. Review reports with the client. Submit and follow-up on payments from Government authorities.

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Dorian Kartalovski – Director Innovation & Government Funding

Dorian has over 5 years of industry experience in R&D, writing technical reports for claiming tax credits & defend projects during CRA & Revenu Quebec audits. Graduated in a Master in Aeronautical Engineering and MBA from HEC Montreal.

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